700 Reasons: Reason #676

Reason: 676
The year abroad {as part of a languages degree programme} has a powerful role in allowing language students to develop in the domains of the self and the world which in turn helps progression in the domain of reason, and feeds into their ability to engage critically with academic work
Johnston, B., Myles, F., Mitchell, R., Ford, P. (2004) The Year Abroad: A Critical Moment. (Paper presented at Navigating the New Landscape for Languages, LLAS and CILT Conference, SOAS, University of London, 30 June - 1 July, 2004)
Related Keywords:
Academic skills, Critical thinking, HE (Higher Education sector), Identity, Personal and social development, Residence abroad